Race Information & History Race Type: Hilly classic with cobbles Dwars Door Vlaanderen started life as a two-day stage race called Dwars Door België. The… Read More »Greatest Spring Classics Races – Dwars Door Vlaanderen
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Compared to all of the other races in this series, Strade Bianche is the new kid. It started life as an amateur Gran Fondo in 1997 with the first pro edition in 2007. The following year it moved from October to March and quickly gained a cult following.
The first E3 BinckBank Classic was first run in 1958 and would head from Harelbeke to Antwerp and back. From the early 1960s it was called the E3-Prijs Vlaanderen. Originally named after a local motorway, the road has since been renamed the E17 but the race has name has stuck.
Fabian Cancellara started his pro career at Mapei and carved out a niche as a time triallist to begin with. A couple of early victories in smaller races highlighted his promise.
As part of my trip to Belgium this year, before signing up to the Gent – Wevelgem sportive, this was the main event for me.… Read More »Fabian Cancellara Classic 2017 (E3 Harelbeke) Cyclo Sportive Review
The Spring Classics take their annual trip to Italy for the genuinely modern classic of Strade Bianche. This year is the 10th edition of the… Read More »Strade Bianche 2017 Preview – Tips, Favourites, Profile
The Tour de France started this weekend and we’ve seen two stages take place already. The return of the Prologue time trial has allowed the… Read More »Tour de France Prologue and Stage 2 Recap
E3 Harelbeke is the first World Tour race of Flanders week and we’ve got a strong field of riders all aiming for the win. The… Read More »E3 Harelbeke 2015 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile